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Lost YubiKey Best Practices

We hope that you will not lose your YubiKey, but for larger deployments and serious use, establishing processes around lost YubiKeys is an important and challenging aspect. Yubico has offered the YubiRevoke service to help with this aspect, which is a centralized way to disable YubiKeys validated through the YubiCloud. Initially we thought this was

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Jun 5, 2014

The Internet of Trust

Over the last year, news headlines of compromised passwords and system vulnerabilities have continued to dent our trust in our Internet-connected computers, smart phones, networks, Certificate Authorities and software providers. A month ago, when the Heartbleed vulnerability was identified, some people claimed that this was the end of the great human experience called the Internet.

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Jun 4, 2014

Ram Shriram, Silicon Valley Veteran, Backs Yubico

Ram Shriram, founding board member of Google, and former executive at Amazon.com joins the strong authentication innovator Yubico as investor and advisor. “At a time when Internet passwords are being hacked at scale, the Yubico team continues to excel at protecting digital identities in a very elegant manner. To win the mass market of Internet

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The Yubico Entrepreneur Journey

Earlier this month, I was invited to deliver a keynote at STING Day, an annual event for an audience of over 500 attendees, including the top European tech start-ups and investors. The event is hosted by STING (Stockholm Innovation and Growth), the leading tech incubator in Stockholm, where Yubico began. For the talk, I was

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Apr 30, 2014

Improving YubiKey Physical Security

Yubico has been working with world-renowed cryptographers at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum to improve resistance against physical attacks directed at the YubiKey. This has been ongoing process over the last year. The results were made public at the RAID2013 conference, and have also been presented at 30C3. To follow our principles of openness and transparency, we will

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Bank of America Joins FIDO Alliance

Today, Bank of America, has joined the FIDO Alliance and been appointed to the Board of Directors. Among the world’s leading financial institutions, Bank of America is committing to FIDO standards for strong authentication, along with other leaders in the financial sector, including Discover Financial Services, MasterCard and Goldman Sachs. “Historically, strong two factor hardware

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Feb 14, 2014

CERN Research Secured with YubiKey

Read about how CERN is using YubiKeys in eWeek CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, pioneers of the World Wide Web and one of the world’s leading scientific research centers, uses YubiKeys for securing critical services. “The YubiKey meets all our requirements thanks to its simplicity of use, its open algorithm and the available